• Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Date Posted: 19th Aug, 2019
  • Reference: 19082019CR

Azure Architect


Location: Chicago, IL


Technology focus: Azure


Job type: Permanent



My client are specialists in digitalisation and digital transformation and ensure that advancements in AI and IoT run as they should, with a correct and efficient foundation in place, allowing your business and its digital space, transform into tomorrow's with the help of this organisation's expertise. By bringing together advancements in Cloud, Automation, Operations, Security, and DevOps, they assist their clients in certifying they stay current, efficient and digital.


Responsibilities:



  • Day to day development, support and monitoring of our production server and network environment

  • Development of automated solutions to monitor and support our software development and release processes

  • Support of local operations and development teams in their work on databases, back-end software development, front-end websites, and other mission-critical systems

  • Provide systems support in and out of office hours

  • Cloud migration execution and support

  • Participating in client workshops, driving the journey to cloud


Requirements:



  • 5+ years of relevant, engineering experience

  • 5+ years of system administration and engineering experience (Window or Linux)

  • 2+ years of experience with infrastructure automation tools (Puppet, Chef, or PowerShell DSC preferred)

  • Experience in cloud architectures, including web, application, and database components

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure

  • Experience with some of the following: Azure Resource Manager, Azure Templates, Azure Blob Storage, Azure DSC, Azure Automation, Azure AD Experience moving workloads from on-premises infrastructure to IaaS

  • Experience with virtualization, storage, and networking architecture

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated technical leadership

  • Client relationship skills and experience managing vendors

  • Understanding of scaling technologies and solutions


What you'll receive:



  • Competitive salary

  • Transparent management

  • Work alongside and collaborate with industry experts

  • Investment in training & development

  • Incentives for certifications

  • Unlimited PTO



If you are interested, or know anyone in your network who might be, I look forward to hearing from you. I can be contacted at c.robson@frgconsulting.com or alternatively on +1 347-270-8872.